You and I probably have at least one thing in common: the administrative burden of modern life is exhausting. Overwhelming. Frustrating. Just nothing good about it, but we can’t escape it.Continue reading
Whew. This last year—Flow’s 6th—was a lot. Pandemic. Politics. Climate. Politics. Economy. Emerging from the pandemic.
As is the tradition, let us look back upon the last year of Flow.Continue reading
If your tax season sucked (stressed out, last-minute activity, uncertainty, unexpectedly big tax payments), then, while the pain is still fresh, let’s think about how to make your life way less stressful next year.Continue reading
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As The Great Resignation continues to unfold, have you been tempted to put in your own two weeks’ notice? Perhaps you’ve even fantasized about your own version of the moment that JetBlue flight attendant announced his resignation over the PA system and exited his plane in glorious fashion.Continue reading
When I was 23, I threw caution to the wind by quitting my first “real” job, at a sales company. Rather than doing something conventional like getting a new position or applying to grad school first, I instead headed to Europe for a two-month solo backpacking trip.Continue reading
One of the primary concerns of the women we work with is a sense of overwhelming busy-ness. If they were granted three wishes, finding a sense of “time spaciousness” would be at the top of their wish list.Continue reading
She and her dog stopped along the trail through the chaparral. She bent over and took something out of her cargo pants pocket. “Is that a pedometer?” “Yes,” she responded. “I try to walk three miles a day, between these walks and walking around the house.”Continue reading
A client recently told me a harrowing story of how his employer had accidentally leaked personal information about every employee to some Nefarious Agents. My client went right home and froze all his credit accounts and immediately filed his taxes.
Our clients are in their 20s, 30s, and 40s. They’re all well paid. Many have gone through big liquidity events (read: IPO) that have dumped a big Bucket O’Money™ in their laps. (That’s what we specialize in after all.)Continue reading
Have you been hearing a lot about the tax proposals coming out of Washington D.C.? First it was President Biden’s back in April. In early September, it was the House Ways and Means Committee’s. And currently, as of the time of publishing, the tax proposal situation in Congress is anybody’s guess.Continue reading
Infertility impacts 1 in 8 women in the United States, and treating infertility can quickly become costly. Since Flow Financial Planning primarily works with early-to-mid-career women who are often grappling with big career, family, and financial decisions during their (possibly last) fertile years, any plan feels incomplete without addressing the biology and finances of fertility.Continue reading